Augustin process

Au·​gus·​tin process | \ ˈau̇gəˌstēn- \

Definition of Augustin process

: a process for extracting silver by converting it into chloride by roasting, leaching with salt solution, and precipitating by metallic copper

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History and Etymology for Augustin process

translation of German Augustinverfabren, from the name Augustin

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“Augustin process.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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